Rare silent film by the maker of "The Cabinet of Dr Caligari", released the same year. Unfornately, this is a 45 minutes condensed copy of the film. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0011221/ and on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genuine_(film) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: expressionism, Robert Wiene, silent movie
French silent movie serial in 12 parts directed by Louis Feuillade in 1918. As the single episodes are not identified by intertitles, the video file has been split into segments of 650MB. Topics: silent movie, serial, louis feuillade
The Three Stooges play the organ in an old silent picture movie theater to accompany an old black and white film. Includes live action intro by the Three Stooges. Animation by Chick Otterstrom, Kay Wright and Frank Onaitis. Music by Paul Horn. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topics: three stooges, silent movie, cambria studios
A great Buster Keaton silent movie. In 1862, after spies steal his locomotive, "The General", he wages a one-man battle to recover it. The copies previously uploaded here were either incomplete or too blurry. I hope that this copy will be more satisfactory. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: railroad, war, locomotive, Buster Keaton, silent movie
Very first film version of Lew Wallace's best seller. An unauthorised one too which was successfully sued by the right owners. A notorious precedent for copyright reinforcement. Now definitely in Public Domain. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000582/ Topics: Ben-hur, Lew Wallace, epic, early silent movie
So, after some ten years since shooting my seminal musterpiece Grave Situation as part of the Foundation in Film course taught at Panico, it is squeezed out here with an accompanying customised royalty-free soundtrack. Turn up the volume, hook into a sub-bass, and do your best to enjoy! Topics: grave yard, gun, hidden treasure, silent movie, panico, smartsound
The silent film version of L. Frank Baum classic (found here) in which a young girl wishes to run away from her life and ends up in the middle of a foreign land where she meets the most peculiar people. And despite getting exactly what she wanted, Dorothy learns to look at home in a new way. Suggested Level: ALL (silent film) Topics: LIT, Wizard of Oz, Silent Movie, Home, Tornado, Oz, Magic
Les romans cinéma: Tih-Minh. Roman de MM. G. Le Faure et Louis Feuillade. Illustré par les Films Gaumont. Onzième épisode. Le document 29. La rennaissance du livre, 1919. Topics: silent movie, serial, ciné-roman, feuillade, tih-minh
Co-starring Zasu Pitts and Fay Wray whose career was pricesely launched by this film. Apparently, the sequel "The Honneymoon" was definitively lost during the 1950s. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019558/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wedding_March_(film) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts, silent movie
Early SciFi film with war Zeppelin like aircrafts destroying civilian areas. Emazingly enough, this film anounces not so much the WWI, which hadn't occured yet, but WWII (the Blitz, numerous destroyed cities and Millions of civilians killed...) Films have too often dreadful premonitions... Quite realistic, even if it has this nice Jules Verne and Georges Melies look. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000790/ Topics: zeppelin, aircraft, Science Fiction, silent movie, war weapons, tank, missile
San Siro - Die Goldrausch Variationen (goldrush variations)Composer: Wolf D. Schreiber except tracks 1 and 3 by Bertram B. Ohne. Topics: san siro, goldrush, piano, steinway, salon, eclecticism, eklektizismus, avantgarde, stummfilm,...
Barcelone, Parc au Crépuscule by Segundo de Chomón in 1904 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Public Domain, Gen X, Silent Movie, Short Film, Segundo de Chomón, Barcelone, 1904
An old proprietor is startled by the sudden appearance of a skull. Just as he draws back from the uncanny object, the doors of a medieval wardrobe fly back and a hand prods him with a sword. He turns to confront his assailant when it vanishes, and at the same instant the skull flies to the other end of the room. He clutches at the skull, when it turns into the half form of a girl from the waist up, suspended in mid-air. As he gazes in amusement, the other half of the girl, fully dressed from... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Gen X, Walter R Booth, Public Domain, British cinema, Comedy, Silent Movie, Short
"Sleeping Beauty" 1908 Segundo de Chomón La Belle Au Bois Dormant - Sleeping Beauty Directors: Albert Capellani, Lucien Nonguet Writer: Charles Perrault (tale) Stars: Julienne Mathieu Production Co: Pathé Frères favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Public Domain, Gen X, Silent Movie, Short Film, Segundo de Chomónn, Julienne Mathieu, Fantasy,...
A compilation of views of Toledo showing bridges, walls and other architectural highlights that appear to date from as early as the 8th century by Segundo de Chomón. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Public Domain, Gen X, Silent Movie, Short Film, Segundo de Chomón, Documentary, Tolède
Creation of the Serpentine starring Loie Fuller by Segundo de Chomón favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Public Domain, Gen X, Silent Movie, Short Film, Segundo de Chomón, Fantasy, Loie Fuller, 1908
byMarion Fairfax (Based on the book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
The original Lost World (1925) script written by Marion Fairfax, based on the book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Topics: willis o'brien, 1925, the lost world, lost world, movie, silent movie, script, marion fairfax
A tribute to the artistry of Ladislas Starewicz with an original composition by Jack B. Casual. Look for other video mash-ups and movie soundtracks by Jack B. Casual here at the Archive. Topics: silent movie, stop motion, Halloween, Starewicz, animation, Jack B. Casual, soundtrack, devil,...
A nostalgic black and white short movie version of Poe's famous story, featuring the gorgeous Amelia van Armand as the female incarnation of the Red Death. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Horror, black and white movie, silent movie, Edgar Allan Poe, The Masque of the Red Death